Volunteer with Food Link: reduce food waste and hunger in the Arlington area


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


Food Link117 BroadwayArlington, MA 02474


Food Link is a volunteer-based food rescue organization in Arlington, MA. We are looking for people who are interested in volunteering with our food rescue operations and who want to make a difference in the community by reducing food waste and helping to provide healthy food to people in need.

Primarily, we seek volunteers to help with the collection and distribution of donated food. Volunteers work in groups to collect food from grocery stores and bakeries, sort the food and then deliver it to social services agencies in the area. Food Link operates seven days a week and there are several shifts available in the morning, afternoon, and evening depending on the day.

You can sign-up to volunteer by filling out this form.


  • Fundraising
  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Administrative Support
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Very flexible. For food delivery 2 times per month
  • For food delivery, need a license and car. For other opportunities, do not need a car.

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